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Noun
/ˈsi(ə)rēz/,
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series, plural; serieses, plural;
  1. A number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another
    • - the explosion was the latest in a series of accidents
    • - he gave a series of lectures on modern art
  2. A set of related television or radio programs, esp. of a specified kind
    • - a new drama series
  3. A set of books, maps, periodicals, or other documents published in a common format or under a common title

  4. A set of games played between two teams
    • - a playoff series against Portland
  5. A line of products, esp. vehicles or machines, sharing features of design or assembly and marketed with a separate number from other lines
    • - a series III SWB Land Rover
  6. A set of stamps, banknotes, or coins issued at a particular time or having a common design or theme

  7. Denoting electrical circuits or components arranged so that the current passes through each successively

  8. (in chronostratigraphy) A range of strata corresponding to an epoch in time, being a subdivision of a system and itself subdivided into stages
    • - the Pliocene series
  9. A set of elements with common properties or of compounds related in composition or structure
    • - the metals of the lanthanide series
  10. A set of quantities constituting a progression or having the several values determined by a common relation

  11. A group of speech sounds having at least one phonetic feature in common but distinguished in other respects


  1. similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"
  2. serial: a serialized set of programs; "a comedy series"; "the Masterworks concert series"
  3. a periodical that appears at scheduled times
  4. (sports) several contests played successively by the same teams; "the visiting team swept the series"
  5. (electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other; "the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors"
  6. a group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection; "the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers"; "his coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies"
  7. Séries+ is a Canadian French language cable television specialty channel devoted to dramatic programming owned by Astral Media and CW Media (a division of Canwest and GS Capital Partners). In many ways it is considered the French-language equivalent to Showcase.
  8. A series in baseball terminology refers to two or more consecutive games played between the same two teams.
  9. In biological classification, rank is the level (the relative position) in a taxonomic hierarchy. Examples of taxonomic ranks are species, genus, family, and class. Each rank subsumes under it a number of less general categories. ...
  10. Series is a low-level taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.
  11. Components of an electrical circuit or electronic circuit can be connected in many different ways. The two simplest of these are called series and parallel and occur very frequently. ...
  12. Series are subdivisions of rock layers made based on the age of the rock and corresponding to the dating system unit called an epoch, both being formally defined international conventions of the geological timescale. ...
  13. A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other; (Canada) A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals; A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals ...
  14. A group of volumes with a common theme issued in succession by a single publisher.
  15. All the variations of design and value of a particular issue.
  16. Options of the same type (i.e., either puts or calls, but not both), covering the same underlying futures contract or physical commodity, having the same strike price and expiration date.
  17. a natural subgeneric grouping between section and species level in the classification of plants
  18. the [SI-SIII] leaf-sprung Land-Rovers, 1948-1983.
  19. Geekdo defines this as a group of RPG Items sharing enough common factors as to indicate continuing theme.
  20. A particular design or motif used over a period of time. This can refer to a single denomination, or in some cases, several denominations.
  21. Number of adverts placed in a number of issues of a publication/s.
  22. A set of cards will generally contain a certain amount of totally unique faces. In other words, a 500 series means there are 500 different faces printed on the cards.
  23. The numerical representation of a tire's aspect ratio. A 50-series tire has an aspect ratio of 0.50.
  24. the group of 4 downs a team has to advance 10 yards.
  25. A configuration of an electrical circuit in which the positive lead is connected to the negative lead of another energy producing, conducting, or consuming device. The voltages of each device are additive, whereas the current is not.